Indian Musical Instruments and instrumentalists.

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Stringed Instruments:--

  1. Santoor:----     Shiv Kumar Sharma.
  2. Sarod:----     Buddhadev Dasgupta,Ali Akbar Khan, Amjad Ali Khan,Bahadur Khan, Sharan Rani, Zarin S Sharma.
  3. Sarangi:----    Ustad Binda khan.
  4. Sitar:----    Ravi Sankar, Hara Shankar Bhattacharya, Nikhil Banerjee, Vilayat Khan, Mustaq Ali Khan.
  5. Surb Ahar:----    Sajjad Hussain, Annapurna..
  6. Veena:----    Doraiswamy Lyengar, Chitti Babu, Emani Sankara Shastri, Dhanammal, S Bela Chandran, KR Kumaraswamy.
  7. Violin:----    Gajanan Rao Joshi, MS GoPal Krishnan, TN Krishnan, Baluswamy, Dikshitar, Dwaran Venkataswamy Naidu, Lalyuli G Jayaraman, Mysore T ChowDiah, VG Jog.
  8. Been:----    Asad Ali Khan, Zia Moin-ud-din Khan.
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Wind Instruments:--

  1. Flute:----   TR Mahalingam, N Ramani, Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Pannalal Ghosh.
  2. Nadaswaran:----    Sheikh Chinhna Moula, Neeruswamy Pillai, Rajaratanam Pillai.
  3. Shehnai:----    Bismillah Khan.

Percussion (Striking / Thumping) Instruments:--

  1. Mridangam:----    Palghat Mani Lyer, Karaikudi R Mani, Palghat Raghu.
  2. Pakhawag:----    Pt Ayodhya Prasad, Gopal Das, Babu Ram shanker Pagaldas.
  3. Tabla:----     Zakir hussain, nikhil Ghosh, kishan MAharaj,Alla Rakha Khan, Pandit samta Prasad, Kumar Bose, Latif khan.
  4. Kanjira:----    Pudukkotai Dakshinamurthi Pillai.
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Instruments Vocalists:--

  • Carnatic:----    MS Subbalakshmi, Balamuralikrishna, Bombay Jaishree, HK Raghavendra, Aryakudi Ramanujan lyenegar Venkataram, Sitarajam, Mani krishnaswamy, Akhil Krishnan, ML Vasanthakumari, MD Ramanathan, GN Balasubramaniam.
  • Dhrupad:----    Ustad Rahim Fahim-ud-din Dagar, Zahir-ud-din Dagar, Wasif-ud-din Dagar, Bundecha Bandhu, Pt Abhay Narayan Mallick,Pt Ritwik sanyal, Uday Bhawalkar.
  • Hindustani:----    Shubha Mudgal, Madhup Mudgal,Pandit Jasraj, Naaina Devi,Ustad GulamMustafa khan, Krishna Hangal.
  • Thumri:----    Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Ustad Mazhar Ali Khan, Ustad Zawad Ali Khan, Poornima Chaudhary, Shanti heerananda, naina devi, Rita Ganguly.
  • Qawwali:----     Ghulam Hasan niyazi, Sultan Niyazi, Ghulam Farid Nizami, Hussain Khan Bandanawaji, Aslam Sabaari, Chand Nizami.
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